WAMC New York News
7:17 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Skelos' first full day as Senate Majority Leader

Albany,NY – Senator Dean Skelos is spending his first full day as Senate Majority Leader, following a fast moving and often poignant series of events that led to his elevation to the most powerful Republican post in the state. WAMC's Capital Correspondent Karen DeWitt has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:12 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Public forum on gas drilling

Sullivan County, NY – Catskill Mountainkeeper and Sullivan County have moved a public forum on gas drilling this Friday to a bigger venue after getting flooded with calls. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Thu June 26, 2008

There are concerns that fish in the Delaware River may die

New York, NY – There are concerns that fish in the Delaware River may die from heat exposure unless New York City releases more water from its reservoirs. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Albany legislators adjourned without dealing with gas prices

Albany, NY – Albany legislators adjourned without dealing with gas price or property tax relief, but they agreed on a plan to reform NY's brownfield cleanup program. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:08 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Half a million dollars in state funds for waterfront development

Poughkeepsie, NY – One of the bills that made it thru the end-of-the-session flurry in Albany was half a million dollars in state funds for waterfront development in Poughkeepsie. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:03 am
Thu June 26, 2008

New York's top court has affirmed dropping four claims against Grasso

New York, NY – New York's top court has affirmed dropping four claims against former chairman New York Stock Exchange Chairman Richard Grasso, dealing a major setback to the legacy of former Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. WAMC's Dave Lucas explains. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:01 am
Thu June 26, 2008

30 percent claiming ground zero-related illnesses have no serious health problems

New York, NY – Lawyers for New York City claim 30 percent of those suing in federal court claiming ground zero-related illnesses don't have serious health problems. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:58 am
Thu June 26, 2008

MTA board members voted to give up their lifetime passes

NY – Metropolitan Transportation Authority board members voted yesterday [Wednesday] to give up their lifetime passes through the agency's tolls and transit system. The perk had drawn fire amid a financial crunch at the M-T-A. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
6:56 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Schumer says the government is risking seniors' financial information

Albany, NY – Senator Charles Schumer says the government is risking seniors' financial information by putting their full Social Security numbers on their Medicare cards. WAMC's Dave Lucas explains. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:54 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Education initiatives being unveiled by Patrick

MA – Low-cost home computers, intensive summer classes and longer school days are among the latest batch of education initiatives being unveiled by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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